Salinas, California vs. Los Angeles, California

Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living in Los Angeles, California is 25.4% more expensive than Salinas, California.

You would need a salary of $46,401 in Los Angeles, California to maintain the standard of living you have in Salinas, California.
Comparison highlights
• Overall, Los Angeles, California is more expensive than Salinas, California
• Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost
37% more expensive in Los Angeles
than in Salinas, California
Salinas, CA vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compared to Salinas, Los Angeles is:
  Homeowner
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
  25.4% higher
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Renter
      No Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes not Considered
      Child Care, Taxes Considered
      No Child Care, Taxes Considered
  Food
  0.4% lower
  Housing (Homeowner)
  40.4% higher
  Housing (Rent)
  Median Home Cost
  Utilities
  2.4% higher
  Commute
  64.6% higher
  Health
  37.4% lower
  Taxes
  Childcare
  Personal
  1.4% higher